Writing Technology in Meiji Japan

Books / Reviews Aug 13, 2016

Writing Technology in Meiji Japan

by Damian Flanagan

The industrial and social revolution that Japan underwent in the Meiji Era (1868-1912) was accompanied by an equally tumultuous revolution in the Japanese language. It's perhaps hard to fathom today that throughout the latter half of the 19th century, an almost unbridgeable gulf existed ...